Using found advertisements for watches, this book subtly links the symbolic oppression of time with economic control. The watches presented range in value from $295 to$22,500, suggesting that material worth and one’s access to capital is as important to teach a child as time. The high prices are emphasized in red ink beside the ad, red that bleeds into news articles about various political conflicts. What appears to be a simple ad is eloquently layered into issues of oppression and struggle. References: Brooklyn Museum of Art, Artists Books, 2000.
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